Additional Persecution News from China - December 16, 2007 (26 Reports)
(Clearwisdom.net)Today's News from China includes incidents of persecution that took place in 20 cities or counties in 11 provinces. In this report, 30 practitioners were subjected to mistreatment during their detention and at least 27 practitioners were illegally arrested.
1. [Shenyang City, Liaoning Province] Mr. Zhang Yaojin Died as a Result of Persecution
Zhang Yaojin, 67, a practitioner in Nankouquian Town, Qingyuan County, Fushun City, was arrested in December 2004 when he was handing out truth-clarifying materials in Xifeng County. Later on, he was jailed in Dongling Prison, Shengyang City, where he was tortured and died in October 2007.
2. [Liaoning Province] Mr. Li Mingyuan Persecuted and Near Death
Liaoyang City practitioner Mr. Li Mingyuan has been brutally persecuted in Liaoning Province Second Prison. Even though he is now in critical condition, not only do the prison authorities refuse to release him, they have also forced his family to pay for his medical care.
Police Captain Xu of the 13th Prison District, Liaoning Second Prison: 86-24-89296311
3. [Nanyang City, Henan Province] Ms. Wei Yangfang, Ms. Liu Fuyong, and Others Illegally Detained
On December 2, 2007 Ms. Wei Yangfang and Ms. Zhao were arrested by Nanyang City police. Both ladies are currently detained in the city's first detention center.
On December 13, Nanyang City practitioner Ms. Liu Fuyong and her non-practitioner husband were arrested by Nanyang's Wolong Public Security Sub-bureau police. They are currently detained in Wolong Police Station.
4. [Huaian County, Hebei Province] Three Practitioners Arrested
On December 11, 2007, when three practitioners from Huaian County were distributing truth-clarifying flyers in Dahugou Village, Shanyi County, they were arrested by local police.
5. [Yushu City, Jilin Province] Mr. Wang Jianming Arrested
On December 10, 2007, practitioner Mr. Wang Jianming of Qingding-Baoan Village, Yushu City, a security guard for Tongrentang Drug Manufacturer, was arrested by police officers from a precinct nearby.
6. [Yushu City, Jilin Province] Three Practitioners Persecuted in Heizuizi Forced Labor Camp
On December 11, 2007, Ms. Xuan Zhaoru, Ms. Cheng Xiaohua, and Mr. Lv Xianfeng were arrested and taken to Heizhizi Forced Labor Camp. Later on, Ms. Xuan and Ms. Cheng were found to be physically unfit for hard labor, so they were sent home. But Mr. Lv is still imprisoned in the camp.
7. [Heilongjiang Province] Mr. Wang Hongfeng Persecuted at Shengyang City's 2nd Prison
Mr. Wang Hongfeng was arrested in 2001, sentenced to nine years imprisonment and persecuted in Shengyang City's 2nd prison.
Mr. Wang wasn't issued meal tickets from October 31 to November 2, 2007, because he refused to do hard labor, so he had to go hungry for three days.
The warden of Liaoning Province 2nd prison: 86-24-89296103
8. [Baoqing County, Heilongjiang Province] Ms. Ma Guiqin Arrested
On November 29, 2007, Ms. Ma Guiqin was arrested by local police, including officer Qiang Gang. She is now being held in Baoqing County's detention center. In the morning on the same day, she was forced to open up the room she rented to others, where the police stole a computer, a printer, videos, Dafa books, and other truth-clarifying materials. They then waited in the room for the renters to return.
Practitioners Mr. Song Decai and Mr. Han Changgui are also in the detention center.
9. [Tianjing City] Several Practitioners Arrested
On December 14, 2007, a female practitioner, about 50, was arrested while she was distributing truth-clarifying materials in a small area in the Hexi District, Tianjin City, where she is detained. About five days prior to her arrest, four other practitioners were arrested.
Tianjin City Public Security Bureau: 86-22-28333992
10. [Langfang City, Hebei Province] On December 11, 2007, Practitioner Ms. Cao Jine of Anping Town, Xianghe County, Was Arrested and Taken to Langfang City Brainwashing Center
11. [Chengde City, Hebei Province] Several Practitioners Arrested
In the evening of June 30, 2007, 15 practitioners were arrested in Shuangqiao Town, Chengde City: Ms. Cai Shumei, Mr. Han Zhiqiang, Mr. Fan Lixin, Mr. Liu Jinxin, Ms. Zhou Yanchun, Ms. Li Ying, Mr. Zhao Liqiang, Mr. Zhao Baoli, Ms. Zhao Guizhi, Ms. Zhao Haihui, Ms. Bian Xiaoyun, Ms. Cao Ziping, Ms. Yang Shuqin, Yang Shunqin's son, and Ms. Yun Zidan. Six were sent to a forced labor camp: Li Ying, Zhao Baoli, Bian Xiaoyun, Cao Ziping, and Yang Shuqin. In July, Zhao Haihui was sent to a forced labor camp for a year. On December 18, 2007, Shuangqiao District Court planned to put practitioners Cai Shumei, Han Zhiqiang, Fan Lixin, Lin Jinxin, and Zhou Yanchun on trial to further their persecution.
12. [Zhaoyuan City, Shandong Province] Several Practitioners Arrested
On December 20, 2007, the homes of Mr. Yang Keyun and Ms. Chen Guiju were ransacked by officers from the Jinling Police Precinct and the 610 Office of the town and city governments. Police took all books related to Falun Gong. Mr. Yang was beaten and forced into a police vehicle by five officers. Both Mr. Yang and Ms. Chen were detained in Linglong Brainwashing Center.
On December 13, 2007, the homes of Ms. Liu Cuiyun and Ms. Yu Hongping were also ransacked by officers from Beifengjia Village Jinling Police Precinct and the 610 Office of the town and city governments. They took away all Dafa books and other items. Liu Cuiyun, Ms. Liu's husband, and Ms. Yu Hongping were also arrested. They're now detained in the Linglong Brainwashing Center.
13. [Pingdo City, Shandong Province] Mr. Sui Youjun and Ms. Gao Huanfen Persecuted by Police
On December 13, 2007, Mr. Sui Youjun and Ms. Gao Huanfeng, both in their 60s, were arrested by Pingdo city police, who also took away some Dafa materials.
Pingdo City Public Security Bureau: 86-532-88319075
14. [Yantai City, Shandong Province] Ms. Xiang Shulan Arrested
On December 7, 2007, Ms. Xiang Shulan, 65, was arrested from her home in Yantai City's Laishan District by local police who also ransacked her house. They stole her Falun Dafa books, a computer, a printer, and other items. She's now being held at the Fushan Detention Center.
15. [Zhucheng City, Shandong Province] Ms. Li Yixiang, among Others, Arrested
On December 10, 2007, Zhucheng City, Zhigou Town, practitioners Ms. Li Yixiang, 42; Ms. Zhao Minge, 49; Ms. Wang Yuyun, 45; and Ms. Zhang Zhenxiang, 38, were arrested by local police. They are now being held at the Zhucheng City Detention Center.
16. [Qingdao City, Shandong Province] Additional News about Calligrapher Mr. Liu Xitong
Since the calligrapher, Mr. Liu Xitong, was arrested at the end of November 2007, his family has been going around to government offices to complain about his illegal arrest. They haven't been able to see him for a month. On December 14, the arrest of Mr. Liu was "officially approved."
17. [Yantai City, Shandong Province] Ms. Liang Yaomin Facing Unlawful Trial
In December 2007, personnel from the Yantai City Court and the 610 Office planned to put practitioner Ms. Liang Yaomin on trial in secret in Yantai City's Mouping District Court.
18. [Yulin City, Guangxi Province] General Situation about the Persecution of Ms. He Aiping, Mr. Wang Ruoguan, and Other Practitioners and their Families
In 2005 when the truth clarification materials production site in the Yuzhou District in Yulin City was destroyed, Ms. He Aiping was arrested and sentenced to nine years in prison. She is now being held in Guangxi Women's Prison. Police have used force to try to "transform" her.
After Mr. Wang Ruoguan was sentenced to prison, his wife couldn't take the suffering and died. His daughter was only 12 then, and the whereabouts of this poor little girl are still unknown. Soon after the persecution started, practitioner Mr. Yang Wei's older brother disappeared, and his younger brother was persecuted in Guanxi First Forced Labor Camp and became mentally ill. He is currently in Liuzhou Mental Hospital. Yang Wei's mother went missing after accompanying her youngest son to Liuzhou City. Her whereabouts are still unknown.
19. [Pengzhou City, Sichuan Province] Ms. Huang Jufeng Arrested
On December 13, 2007, Ms. Huang Jufeng was arrested by Guankou Precinct police while she was passing out Falun Gong truth-clarifying flyers in the Sanmeishui area of the city.
20. [Dongguan City, Guangdong Province] Mr. Gao Guoyuan Illegally Arrested and Sent to Forced Labor Camp
Mr. Gao Guoyuan, 35, from Zungyi City, Guizhou Province, was released after three years in Guizhou Province Zhongba Forced Labor Camp. He discovered that his house had been leaking everywhere when it rained and was no longer in a livable condition, so he went to work in Guandong Province. On August 30, 2007, he was arrested by 610 Office police in Wangjiang, Dongguan City, and has been behind bars in Dongguan Detention Center. His wife, in order to go ask for the release of her husband, left behind their seven-year-old son and carried her 42-day-old baby on her back. But the authorities would not release her husband even though he was like a skeleton and in handcuffs when she saw him.
On November 16, 2007, Mr. Gao was sent to a forced labor camp in Guangdong, Sanshui, for 18 months.
21. [Changsha City, Hunan Province] Mr. Wu Limin and Others Sent to Forced Labor Camps
On November 24, 2007, when Changsha City practitioners Mr. Wu Limin, Mr. Zhang Lihui, Ms. Liu Meishuang, and Ms. Yi Meihong were explaining the truth about Falun Gong and handing out flyers, they were reported to the police by some students. These four practitioners were arrested on the same day and were brutally beaten in the Wangcheng County public security bureau. Their faces and heads were bruised. Ms. Liu Meishuang's hair was pulled out by the handfuls. They were kept behind bars in Wangcheng Detention Center for nearly half a month. Mr. Wu Limin was transferred to Xinkaipu Forced Labor Camp, and Liu Meishuang, Zhang Lihui, and Yi Meihong were transferred to Zhuzhou City's Baimalong Forced Labor Camp.
Wangcheng County Public Security Bureau: 86-731-8062217
Wangcheng County Detention Center: 86-731-8071929
Changsha City Xinkaipu Forced Labor Camp: 86-731-5260064
Baimalong Forced Labor Camp Contact phone: 86-733-8634819
Forced Labor Camp phone: 86-733-8634800
22. [Wuhan City, Hubei Province] Ms. Chen Hongyan Sentenced to Prison
Practitioner Ms. Chen Hongyan was illegally sentenced to a four-year prison term by the Wuchang District People's Court.
23. [Wuhan City, Hubei Province] Ms. Dong Bazhen Arrested while Distributing Truth-Clarification Materials
On December 14, 2007, Ms. Dong Bazhen was arrested while she was distributing truth-clarification materials at Number 3303 Munitions Factory in the Jiangxia District.
24. [Chongqing City] Update on the Arrests of Mr. Luo Mingyu and Ms. Luo Taixiu
On December 7, 2007, practitioners Mr. Luo Mingyu and Ms. Luo Taixiu were arrested by plainclothes police while they were distributing Falun Gong truth-clarifying materials at the Yongchuan District gymnasium. They are currently being held at the Wangchengpo Detention Center.
25. [Guangdong Province] Practitioners Trailed and Monitored by Unemployed Workers Hired by the 610 Office in Shenzhen City
Some practitioners were trailed and monitored by several unemployed, unskilled laborers hired by the Shenzhen City 610 Office. Due to this, many practitioners were arrested and jailed for passing out truth-clarifying materials.
Shenzhen 610 Office: 86-755-83799381
Shenzhen Falun Gong Special Office: 86-755-28180494
26. [Qu County, Sichuan Province] Ms. Gou Chengshu Arrested
Ms. Gou Chengshu, 66, is a resident of Dazhu County Farm Residential apartments. On the afternoon of November 12, 2007, Dazhu County State Security and Qu County State Security teamed up to ransack Ms. Gou's home. They stole two recorders, tapes, Teacher's picture, and other items. When Ms. Gou was first arrested she was taken to the Dazhu State Security offices and then transferred to the Qu County State Security offices, where she has been detained ever since.